Kurdish referendum

What Could the Kurdish Referendum in Iraq Spell for the Region?

Foreign Policy Concepts Editorial This month’s referendum on independence in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region can be viewed as a development impregnated with crises. Barely fresh from the defeat of ISIS, Iraq’s Kurdish leadership are betting on a long-standing aspiration that is, unfortunately, fraught with geopolitical and geostrategic challenges. The planned referendum is fiercely opposed by…